Hockey: Elk boys drub Andover 8-0

A shot by Nick McCormack (17, bottom) finds the net. He drilled it past teammate Andrew Zerban (10) and goalie Chase Perry. At left is Jared McLaughlin (7). (Photo by Bob Burley).

The Elk River boys generated their second straight blowout victory, this one 8-0 over the Andover Huskies, at home Saturday afternoon.

Mitch Kierstad led the rout with two goals, one of them shorthanded, and three assists for a five-point outing.

Michael Katchmark (facing) celebrated his goal along with Nick McCormack (17) and Robby Pullar (2). (Photo by Bob Burley)

Nick McCormack supplied a goal and three assists. Adding a goal each were Michael Katchmark, Nash Bleyhl, Andrew Zerban, Garrett Aldrich and Wyatt Ege.

The Elks outshot the Huskies 36-11. The Elks were 0-for-2 and the Huskies 0-for-5 on power plays.

Coming off a 15-0 win over North Metro on Thursday, the Elks are 5-2 in the conference and 7-7 overall.

Andover fell to 5-5 in conference and 6-8 overall.

The Elks will play at Robbinsdale Armstrong on Thursday.

Robby Pullar, on penalty kill, controls the puck on the boards, flanked by Andover's Brady Barthold (11) and Nick Manney (8). (Photo by Bob Burley)

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